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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 62-64

Berardinelli Seip syndrome with insulin-resistant diabetes mellitus and stroke in an infant

1 Department of Pediatrics, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India
2 Department of Endocrinology, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
C K Indumathi
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore 560 034
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.83054

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Berardinelli Seip congenital lipodystrophy (BSCL) is a rare metabolic disorder characterized by severe generalized lipodystrophy, insulin resistance, and dyslipedemia since infancy, and onset of overt diabetes mellitus in adolescence. Here we report a 5-month-old infant with clinical and metabolic manifestations of Berardinelli Seip syndrome including overt diabetes mellitus and stroke, which are very rare at this age.

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